Five Azerbaijan troops killed in road crash

At least five Azerbaijan soldiers were killed and six seriously injured when their vehicle rammed into a tree and overturned, the government said.

Updated: May 19, 2013, 09:25 AM IST

Baku: At least five Azerbaijan soldiers were killed and six seriously injured when their vehicle rammed into a tree and overturned, the government said.

The accident occurred early Saturday in Guba region, some 168 km from capital Baku, reported Xinhua citing Azerbaijan`s internal ministry.

Though an investigation was underway , police said bad weather as well as mechanical defects might have caused the crash.

IANS